Event Spaces

Consider that ultimate corporate retreat or conference destination you’ve been searching for…found.

With approximately 8,778 square feet of total meeting space – the largest at approximately 3,906 square feet – we have the venue you need.


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Total rooms: 72 guest rooms, including 14 Casitas

Total meeting rooms: 8 venues, with largest indoor space: Palisade Grand Hall & Sunset Atrium (up to 150 people) | Largest outdoor spaces: Cottonwood Grove (up to 150 people) & Red Cliff Camp (up to 120 people)

Airport distance: 59 miles and 1 hour from Grand Junction Regional Airport. Private shuttles available.

MIssion Bell Exterior

Mission Bell Amphitheater

Up to 300 Guests

Mission Bell Amphitheater provides a stunning venue with a wide, covered tiered stage and outdoor seating, opening to our spectacular red rock canyon backdrop. It’s the ideal location for an outdoor event to impress.

Palisade Event Center

Palisade Event Center

Up to 150 Guests

The Palisade Event Center, with Grand Hall and Sunset Atrium, offers seating for as many as 150 guests and plenty of room for a reception event. This is our largest venue and can be arranged for a variety of events.

Paradox Grille Restaurant

Paradox Grille Courtyard

Up to 50 Guests

Located behind Paradox Grille, the courtyard offers the perfect casual party atmosphere. Imagine a larger cocktail party or group dinner. The courtyard is suitable for approximately 50 guests.

Outdoor Picnic Palisade

Cottonwood Terrace

Up to 200 Guests  

The shaded lawn of the Cottonwood Terrace is a wonderful, lush location for festivities for up to 200 guests. Featuring fountains and mountain flora, the Terrace is the perfect location for a dramatic event. This venue can accommodate an event tent.

Gateway Canyons At Sunset

The Ponds

Up to 40 Guests

Create an intimate event set against a spectacular background at the Gateway Ponds. Ideal for up to 40 guests, this is a great location for a wine and cheese cocktail reception, or a casual dinner reception.

Red Cliffs Camp Interior

Red Cliff Camp

Up to 140 Guests  

Conveniently located across the Dolores River from the resort, Red Cliff Camp offers the perfect location for an offsite event for up to 140 guests. This uniquely western setting provides a relaxed atmosphere for guests.

Stables Interior Lobby

Palisade Ranch

Up to 40 Guests

Horses have always been integral to the life in America’s West. Groups of up to 40 guests can enjoy lunch or dinner at Palisade Ranch, located 15 minutes from the resort. Enjoy the stunning views and scenery of Unaweep Canyon.


Auto Museum Front Courtyard

Up to 40 Guests

This spacious outdoor facility is located in front of the architectural beauty of the Gateway Colorado Auto Museum and can accommodate up to 40 guests. It makes a wonderful venue for smaller events and parties.

Auto Museum Reception

Auto Museum Lobby

Up to 70 Guests  

For the car lover in us all, The Auto Museum Lobby is a choice reception site for up to 75 people. A dinner here can be paired with a private viewing of the Gateway Auto Museum if desired.

Ready to Say I Do?

You got your ring, time to give us one! We’d love to hear more about your big day.

Call 303-956-4897 or email us at [email protected]

Ready to Say I Do?

You got your ring, time to give us one! We’d love to hear more about your big day.

Call 303-956-4897 or email us at [email protected]